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Price drop in imported milk powder threatens China's dairies

Friday, 16 January 2015 16:55 Published in News & Updates

China - China's domestic dairy farms have taken a hit from a sharp drop in the prices of international raw milk products which have halved the cost of imported milk against milk produced domestically and forced local dairy suppliers to dump their products, Shanghai's China Business News reports..Read more

China dairy farmers dump milk due to falling milk prices

Monday, 12 January 2015 15:58 Published in News & Updates

China -BEIJING: In an unprecedented campaign, scores of Chinese farmers dumped tonnes of milk and killed their own cows to protest against falling milk prices, prompting authorities to intervene and take steps to support the dairy industry. "A tonne of milk has to be discarded each day," ..Read more 


Chinese ministry to help dairy farmers amid milk dumping, cow killing

Monday, 12 January 2015 15:52 Published in News & Updates

China - BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) said Sunday that it would help dairy farmers in northern China who have resorted to throwing out milk and killing their cows through lack of sales avenues. The ministry encourages dairy firms to increase purchasing, starts dairy production monitoring on a weekly basis,..Read more 


Dairy farmers in China hit by cheap imports

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 16:11 Published in News & Updates

China - Dairy farmers in China's Shandong province have reportedly been putting down their cattle and dumping milk at the start of 2015 after the country saw milk prices plummet in the past year, the Chinese-language Securities Times reports. One dairy farmer in Shandong's Weifang City told the newspaper that..Read more 


Dairy farming in China: How to build a farm from scratch

Friday, 02 January 2015 16:09 Published in News & Updates

China - Inside a vast shed with open sides, 1,000 Holstein heifers with new, yellow ear tags and shining coats were calmly eating silage. The concrete floor showed the dust streaks from being freshly swept and the steelwork was clean and bright..Read more